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Dave Salman's collection from the Rim near Flagstaff, AZ. Very hardy with blue-green foliage. Spectacular flowers in its old age! Average mature size 18" high by 24" wide. Zone 5. Sold in 2.5 inch pots
Clumping plant with soft golden spines. Excellent for trough gardens. This Texas native has huge gold-to-bronze flowers in May. Tasty green berries all winter. 3" high by 6" wide. Thrives in zone 5. Sold in 2.5 inch pot
Common Names: Pineapple Pincushion, Pineapple Cactus, Nipple Cactus, Finger Cactus
Considered by many to be the most cold-hardy Agave. From the highest altitudes of New Mexico's Guadalupe Mountains. Its stunning blue leaves are tipped with bold, dramatic black spines. New Mexico Agave is more compact in form than Agave parryi. It makes a gorgeous garden subject. 12-15" high x 18-24" wide. Full sun. Zone 5, possibly zone...
One of the GREAT garden plants from our friends at Waterwise Botanicals. Baby Rita has petite, 3” pads that are lavender in the summer and deep plum in the winter. The papery, delicate, warm pink flowers are abundant in early summer then REPEAT modestly throughout the whole summer! 12” high x 30” wide. Zone 5/6. Sold as a 2.5-inch rooted plant...
A gorgeous form of Utah century plant. With it's long, white terminal spines this hardy century plant is right at home in the rock garden. 12"H X 18W. Zone 5. Sold in 2.5" pots.
The magnificent Soap Tree from New Mexico is one of the most beautiful tree-type yuccas. It grows quickly and sports magnificent flowering candelabras by age 5, which is very young for a yucca. It can grow over 10 feet in height. Zone 5. Sold in 2.5 inch pot.
Seed collected by Panayoti Kelaidis in Lesotho, Southern Africa. It's the highest altitude collection that we know of. It has overwintered in Denver with snow cover. 6"H X 12"W.Generally considered Zone 6 or 7. Colorful orange flowers on foot tall stems in early summer. It makes a great indoor windowsill plant too! 3 year old plant. Sold in 2.5"...
A particularly hard-to-find species originating from the Guadalupe Mountains of Southern New Mexico. Considered a recently evolved species thought to be a combination of Agave neomexicana and Agave lechuguilla. We've found gracilipes to be one of the hardiest Agaves that we've tried! It is polite and compact with spectacular flowers in it's ol...
A humble little plant from the Great Plains and foothills of the Rocky Mountains. Small plants that occasionally clump. Greenish-gold flowers at the base of the plant in May and June that smell like lemon cake!! Dry fruits. 4" high by 6" wide. Hardy to zone 3. Great in rock gardens and troughs. Sold in 2.5" pot
Common Name: Prairie Hedgehog Ca...
Probably one of the best yuccas for the garden. The broad, very blue leaves are up to 3 feet high and 2 feet wide. The white flowers in June are up to 3 feet tall. Zone 5. One year old plants in 2.5 inch pot.
A naturally occurring hybrid between Echinocereus coccineus and Echinocereus dasyacanthus. Bringing the best traits from each species produces individuals that come in numerous flower colors from shades of pink, orange, red, yellow, white or bicolors. This zone 5 hardy hedgehog is native to southern New Mexico and nearby Texas and Mexico...
The smallest of the genus, Tufted Ice Plant is barely 1/2 inch high and 6" wide. In zone 5 grow it in full sun in the rock garden or trough where it can catch a little shade in the heat of the afternoon. Brilliant magenta flowers completely obscure the blue, finger-like foliage in May. Very Choice. Zone 5. Sold in 2.5-inch pots.
Another choice selection of the Colorado Tree Cholla with vibrant violet-red blossoms in July. Discovered by Fred Becker in Colorado. 60" high by 72" wide. Zone 5. It is beautiful when combined with 'Taylor's Santa Fe Red', 'White Tower', and Sante Fe Cholla. Sold as 2.5" Pots or as unrooted cuttings.
The Plains Soapweed is a dominant Yucca species in much of the central to northern plains of the US. It is the most cold hardy of the Yuccas tolerating temperatures to well below -50 F. The. 12-18"H X 36" W. The flower buds are edible and tasty. Zone 3-4. Sold in 2.5" pot.
A lovely, very hardy hybrid Prickly Pear with beautiful, pale yellow/white flowers and juicy red fruit. 8" high x 48" wide. Zone 4. Sold as unrooted cutting.
Wow! A stunning hybrid ice plant. Tiny, unique, and everblooming. 'Garnet' ice plant has a small profile of 2" high and 8" wide. The rich red/coral flowers appear in May and flower all summer. I love it in combo with other succulent containers, in the rock garden or in the crevice garden. Sun, zones 5/6. Sold in a 2.5" pot.
This Shrubby Ice Plant has woody stems and stiff foliage forming a "hard to the touch" cushion 8" high x 18" wide. Shimmering rose-pink flowers COVER the plant in June. Plant this amazing shrublet against a stone in the garden so it can wrap itself happily around and over it. Zone 5 in a rock crevice garden, zone 6 otherwise. Excellent for b...
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